Specifications – PZL P.23(A) Karaś

Crew: 3

Length: 9.68 m (31 ft 9 in)
Wingspan: 13.95 m (45 ft 9 in)
Height: 3.3 m (10 ft 10 in)
Wing area: 26.8 m² (288 ft²)
Empty weight: 1,928 kg (4,251 lb)
Loaded weight: 2,813 kg (6,202 lb)
Max. takeoff weight: 3,428 kg (7,557 lb)

Powerplant: 1 × PZL Bristol Pegasus IIM2 9-cylinder radial engine
670 hp (500 kW)

Performance:

Maximum speed: 304 km/h (189 mph)
Cruise speed: 240 km/h (149 mph)
Stall speed: 110 km/h (68 mph)
Range: 1,260 km (783 mi)
Service ceiling: 7,300 m (23,950 ft)
Rate of climb: 6.5 m/s (1,280 ft/min)

Armament:

3 x machine guns:
1 x 7.92 mm PWU wz.33 fixed in nose
1 x 7.92 mm Vickers F in rear upper station
1 x 7.92 mm Vickers F in underbelly station
700 kg (1,543 lb) bombs

PZL P.23B Karaś

PZL P.23B Karaś

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